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Ron Wolpert

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Hebrew

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried swimming at age two and began competing at age 11.
Why this sport?
He was advised by doctors to take up swimming for physical therapy.

General interest

Most influential person in career
His family and friends. (frogi.co.il, 22 Oct 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up in life, even if you feel you have some disadvantage." (frogi.co.il, 22 Oct 2017)
Impairment
His left arm was amputated below the elbow. (frogi.co.il, 22 Oct 2017)